Karnataka: BJP government's big bet in Karnataka, CM said - grand Ram temple will be built in Ramnagar

Pankaj Prasad
Karnataka CM Basavaraj Bommai
Karnataka CM Basavaraj Bommai

The budget for 2023-24 is being presented in the Karnataka Assembly.

Before the elections, the BJP government in Karnataka has played a big bet. Karnataka Chief Minister Basavaraj Bommai announced the construction of a Ram temple during the budget session of the state assembly. Presenting the budget, Chief Minister Basavaraj Bommai said that a grand Ram temple would be constructed in Ramnagar. Announcing this during the budget session, the chief minister said the Karnataka government would undertake extensive development and renovation of temples and maths with an expenditure of 1,000 crore over the next two years. Let us tell you that the budget for 2023-24 is being presented in the Karnataka Assembly. This is the second budget of Chief Minister Basavaraj Bommai and the last budget of the BJP government in its current tenure.Β 

The minister in charge had demanded

In December this year, Chief Minister Bommai was requested to set up a development committee to build a temple at Ramdevara Betta on the lines of the Sri Ram temple in Ayodhya, Uttar Pradesh. In a letter to Bommai and Muzrai minister Shashikala Jolle, he demanded that Ramdevara Betta should be developed as the 'Ayodhya of South India'. Narayan had said that a Ram temple should be constructed using 19 acres of land belonging to the Muzrai department at Ramdevara Betta. Should be developed as 'Ayodhya of South India'. Narayan had said that a Ram temple should be constructed using 19 acres of land belonging to the Muzrai department at Ramdevara Betta. Should be developed as 'Ayodhya of South India'. Narayan had said that a Ram temple should be constructed using 19 acres of land belonging to the Muzrai department at Ramdevara Betta.

There is a strong belief among the people of the area that Sugriva established the Ramdevara Betta. Keeping in view the religious sentiments of the people of the district, it should be developed as a heritage and attractive tourist destination. This will help us to portray our culture as well as nurture tourism. They also believe that seven great sages did their penance here. In addition, it is a major vulture conservation area in the country. It should be developed as a heritage and attractive tourist destination. This will help us to portray our culture as well as nurture tourism. They also believe that seven great sages did their penance here. In addition, it is a major vulture conservation area in the country. It should be developed as a heritage and attractive tourist destination. This will help us to portray our culture as well as nurture tourism. They also believe that seven great sages did their penance here. In addition, it is a major vulture conservation area in the country.

The traditional links between Ramayana are from the era of Tretayuga. According to the state tourism department, Ramdevara Betta is located 50 km from Bengaluru and the famous Hindi blockbuster 'Sholay' was shot on this picturesque hill. Ramanagara, part of the Vokkaliga-dominated Old Mysore region, is not considered a BJP bastion. Assembly elections are due in Karnataka by May this year. was shot on this picturesque hill. Ramanagara, part of the Vokkaliga-dominated Old Mysore region, is not considered a BJP bastion. Assembly elections are due in Karnataka by May this year. was shot on this picturesque hill. Ramanagara, part of the Vokkaliga-dominated Old Mysore region, is not considered a BJP bastion. Assembly elections are due in Karnataka by May this year.

What else is in the budget?

Many big promises have been made. Chief Minister Basavaraj Bommai has allocated Rs 75 crore for two projects to develop wells, dams and drains for water conservation. The Chief Minister has announced Rs 350 crore for the construction of a five kilometer elevated road in Bengaluru to reduce traffic congestion. Rs 300 crore has been allocated for the construction of roads in Bengaluru. While Rs 1000 crore has been given for the whitewashing of 120 km. Rs 75 crore has been allocated for two projects to develop dams and drains. The Chief Minister has announced Rs 350 crore for the construction of a five kilometer elevated road in Bengaluru to reduce traffic congestion. Rs 300 crore has been allocated for the construction of roads in Bengaluru. While Rs 1000 crore has been given for the whitewashing of 120 km. Rs 75 crore has been allocated for two projects to develop dams and drains. The Chief Minister has announced Rs 350 crore for the construction of a five kilometer elevated road in Bengaluru to reduce traffic congestion. Rs 300 crore has been allocated for the construction of roads in Bengaluru. While Rs 1000 crore has been given for the whitewashing of 120 km. Rs 300 crore has been allocated for the construction of roads in Bengaluru. While Rs 1000 crore has been given for the whitewashing of 120 km. Rs 300 crore has been allocated for the construction of roads in Bengaluru. While Rs 1000 crore has been given for the whitewashing of 120 km.

Junctions will be developed at Rs 150 crore. A mega dairy will be constructed in Bellary at a cost of 100 crores. Rs 10,000 has been allocated for the Bhusiri project along with Rs 20,494 crore for the Rural Development Department. The Chief Minister has announced a budget of Rs 3.09 lakh crore this year with a gross borrowing of Rs 77 thousand 750 crore. Rs 10,000 has been allocated for the Bhusiri project with Rs 494 crore. The Chief Minister has announced a budget of Rs 3.09 lakh crore this year with a gross borrowing of Rs 77 thousand 750 crore. Rs 10,000 has been allocated for the Bhusiri project with Rs 494 crore. The Chief Minister has announced a budget of Rs 3.09 lakh crore this year with a gross borrowing of Rs 77 thousand 750 crore.